Elias Beardsley

19 August 1800–22 September 1873 (Age 73)
Huntington, Shelton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Elias

When Elias Beardsley was born on 19 August 1800, in Huntington, Shelton, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, James Beardsley, was 29 and his mother, Hannah Beach, was 21. He married Polly Maria Cornell in 1833. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 22 September 1873, in Forest Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Millington, Tuscola, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elias Beardsley
1800–1873
Polly Maria Cornell
1812–1844
Marriage: 1833
Catherine Beardsley
1834–
Thaddeus Beardsley
1836–
Elizabeth Beardsley
1837–1837
Melissa J Beardsley
1838–1907
Hannah Ursula Beardsley
1840–1880
Orren Beardsley
1844–1844

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1833
children

(6)

    Catherine Beardsley

    Female1834–Female

    Thaddeus Beardsley

    Male1836–Male

    Elizabeth Beardsley

    Female1837–1837Female

    Melissa J Beardsley

    Female1838–1907Female

    Hannah Ursula Beardsley

    Female1840–1880Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Lewis Q Beardsley

    Male1796–1882Male

    Stephen Beardsley

    Male1797–1871Male

    Male1800–1873Male

    Male1801–1883Male

    Susanah Beardsley

    Female1803–1884Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 2

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 20

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

English: possibly a variant of Bardsley , or alternatively a habitational name from an unidentified place (possibly in Nottinghamshire, where the surname is particularly common).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elias Beardsley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elias Beardslee, "Michigan, Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • Elias Beardsley, "Find A Grave Index"

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